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Old 10-20-2011, 09:48 AM
 
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Originally Posted by ergohead View Post
I think we should secede from Mexico and Canada.
Agreed. I could do either. To paraphrase Mr. Miyagi, Walk left or walk right because in the middle of the road you get squashed like a grape.


But you and I both know the Canadians and the Mexicans are way too smart for that anyway. If we actually went the route of real free trade and competing currencies, they'd both be building walls to keep us out and particularly Mexico because then the gap between the value of money as a commodity and it's value as an exchange medium would disappear.
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Old 10-20-2011, 10:00 AM
 
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Tax the hell out of them. they want to use our country as a pass-thru, then tax the hell out of them. make so hard to get thru, they'll tear up their own treaty. They don't have our approval to come through, unless Bush or Obama approved it.

Secondly, make the border patrol checks so strict, they would rather carry the loads on their backs than to bring their potential truck bombs through one of our cities.

YOUR trucks have been travelling through Canada for generations BUT you reserve the right to claim foul when Free Trade Deals FORCED on us through your countries economic muscle seem unfair to YOU. Crap!

Yours is the country that started all of this Free Trade palaver as a means for your manufacturer's to gain off shore markets for both the selling and the cheaper manufacturing and now you say you're being treated unfairly?

Go ahead and tax all those trucks carrying our oil down to you folks and see how long you can stand the significantly higher prices at your pumps.

I guess we should have been filling your trucks fuel tanks with sugar and slashing your tires for the last 20 years or so. You need to ask your friends in the teamsters if Free Trade with Canada cost even ONE U.S driver his job.

I guess the only way you folks understand doing business is if you can bully other nations into full compliance with deals that give you the net gain.
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Old 10-20-2011, 10:04 AM
 
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two words:

Truck bombs.

So people of America, don't be alarmed if our guys stop one or one gets thru.

then what Obama? "um..um..um...Yes we Can?"
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Old 10-20-2011, 10:38 AM
 
Location: OCEAN BREEZES AND VIEWS SAN CLEMENTE
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It most certainly does. Obama did all the groveling he could to the Mexican government to push this crap through. To hell with Americans and jobs for Americans. He's got his globalist masters to please.
Well said malamute;

and Obama has his gosh darn priorities screwed up. Can't see it, your problem. Fall for his bull again, go right ahead. Want to be that naive a second time around, you deserve what we may get.

Ask yourself this, is he the most different President we have ever known, the most compassionate caring, considerate President ever. Cares about each American out here, and does not just pander to one Race, does he,
Does he blame himself for his own stupidity, or does he play the blame game, You know the answers, so don't play coy with us.
Nothing different, nor special about him, same crap always thrown at us, he has given to you sheeple.
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Old 10-20-2011, 10:41 AM
 
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two words:

Truck bombs.

So people of America, don't be alarmed if our guys stop one or one gets thru.

then what Obama? "um..um..um...Yes we Can?"

The land of the Free and the home of the BRAVE???

Your trucks have been going through Canda for years you embiciles AND just how would you ship all your crap to & from Alaska..... by boat?

What the hell is wrong with you people? A treaty forced on other countries by your pure economic muscle and YOU are pissed with it?

Mexico has required the off-loading at the border of all trucks coming into it's country while Canada did/has not.

Canada's trucks met the safety and emissions standards from the get-go. There was no payment made to Canadian firms to reimburse them for making their trucks compliant because they already were at the same rate as your trucks.

To date your terrorist acts have been perpetrated by foreign nationals you issued visas to or by your OWN citizens. It ain't Mexican or Canadian truck drivers you need to fear but your own Timothy Mcveigh's and Major Nadals.

You people can't have it both ways; pick one:... either ISOLATIONIST, all cowering in your basements in abject fear but minding your own business....or EXPANSIONISTIC, you know that little deal where you force your foreign and economic policies on the rest of the world; even invading other countries then wonder why they're pissed at you.

You were kissing Pakistans *ss just months ago but look how they've thanked you with them selling nuclear secrets to Iran and giving safe haven to Al-Queda.

You want to cozy up to China and mortgage your future to them while they continually steal and copy everything from toys to jet liners and at the same time talk about slashing tires of Mexican and Canadian trucks, I think your prioities are really screwed up but then that's the least of your idiotic failures.

You people never have been good at determining who your friends and enemies are. You tend to treat them all the same.
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Old 10-20-2011, 10:50 AM
 
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YOUR trucks have been travelling through Canada for generations BUT you reserve the right to claim foul when Free Trade Deals FORCED on us through your countries economic muscle seem unfair to YOU. Crap!

Yours is the country that started all of this Free Trade palaver as a means for your manufacturer's to gain off shore markets for both the selling and the cheaper manufacturing and now you say you're being treated unfairly?

Go ahead and tax all those trucks carrying our oil down to you folks and see how long you can stand the significantly higher prices at your pumps.

I guess we should have been filling your trucks fuel tanks with sugar and slashing your tires for the last 20 years or so. You need to ask your friends in the teamsters if Free Trade with Canada cost even ONE U.S driver his job.

I guess the only way you folks understand doing business is if you can bully other nations into full compliance with deals that give you the net gain.
Canadians on average earn slightly more than Americans and enjoy a slightly higher standard of living so are unlikely to be flooding our borders looking for work. Since our cost of goods is slightly less than yours, it kind of puts us on equal footing. The disparities between Mexican vs. US costs of goods and labor is considerably more considerable.

Your entire population is slightly less than the state I live in. Mexico has more people living in dire poverty than Canada has Canadians, Basically you're comparing apples to hammers.
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Old 10-20-2011, 10:53 AM
 
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The land of the Free and the home of the BRAVE???

Your trucks have been going through Canda for years you embiciles AND just how would you ship all your crap to & from Alaska..... by boat?

What the hell is wrong with you people? A treaty forced on other countries by your pure economic muscle and YOU are pissed with it?

Mexico has required the off-loading at the border of all trucks coming into it's country while Canada did/has not.

Canada's trucks met the safety and emissions standards from the get-go. There was no payment made to Canadian firms to reimburse them for making their trucks compliant because they already were at the same rate as your trucks.

To date your terrorist acts have been perpetrated by foreign nationals you issued visas to or by your OWN citizens. It ain't Mexican or Canadian truck drivers you need to fear but your own Timothy Mcveigh's and Major Nadals.

You people can't have it both ways; pick one:... either ISOLATIONIST, all cowering in your basements in abject fear but minding your own business....or EXPANSIONISTIC, you know that little deal where you force your foreign and economic policies on the rest of the world; even invading other countries then wonder why they're pissed at you.

You were kissing Pakistans *ss just months ago but look how they've thanked you with them selling nuclear secrets to Iran and giving safe haven to Al-Queda.

You want to cozy up to China and mortgage your future to them while they continually steal and copy everything from toys to jet liners and at the same time talk about slashing tires of Mexican and Canadian trucks, I think your prioities are really screwed up but then that's the least of your idiotic failures.

You people never have been good at determining who your friends and enemies are. You tend to treat them all the same.

dude!..you're in Canada!!

Your country is not butted up next to Mexico!!
Your country doesn't have an illegal immigration problem!!
Your country NEEDS America!
Your country should be happy as hell if NAFTA is done away with!
Your country wouldn't enjoy prosperity without the moves America made!

You don't even make sense right now!

DON'T BITE THE HAND THAT FEEDS YOUR COUNTRY!!
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Old 10-20-2011, 10:54 AM
 
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mexico has more people living in dire poverty than canada has canadians, basically you're comparing apples to hammers.
ahahahaha....so true!
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Old 10-20-2011, 10:56 AM
 
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Originally Posted by BruSan View Post
The land of the Free and the home of the BRAVE???

Your trucks have been going through Canda for years you embiciles AND just how would you ship all your crap to & from Alaska..... by boat?

What the hell is wrong with you people? A treaty forced on other countries by your pure economic muscle and YOU are pissed with it?

Mexico has required the off-loading at the border of all trucks coming into it's country while Canada did/has not.

Canada's trucks met the safety and emissions standards from the get-go. There was no payment made to Canadian firms to reimburse them for making their trucks compliant because they already were at the same rate as your trucks.

To date your terrorist acts have been perpetrated by foreign nationals you issued visas to or by your OWN citizens. It ain't Mexican or Canadian truck drivers you need to fear but your own Timothy Mcveigh's and Major Nadals.

You people can't have it both ways; pick one:... either ISOLATIONIST, all cowering in your basements in abject fear but minding your own business....or EXPANSIONISTIC, you know that little deal where you force your foreign and economic policies on the rest of the world; even invading other countries then wonder why they're pissed at you.

You were kissing Pakistans *ss just months ago but look how they've thanked you with them selling nuclear secrets to Iran and giving safe haven to Al-Queda.

You want to cozy up to China and mortgage your future to them while they continually steal and copy everything from toys to jet liners and at the same time talk about slashing tires of Mexican and Canadian trucks, I think your prioities are really screwed up but then that's the least of your idiotic failures.

You people never have been good at determining who your friends and enemies are. You tend to treat them all the same.
As much as I'd love to, I just can't argue with that.
Canada has never been anything but a friend to us while Mexico has been nothing but a thorn in our side.
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Old 10-20-2011, 11:00 AM
 
Location: South Dakota
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Amero Amigo!!!
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